WOMEN TEND TO DREAD PMS not only because it affects physically and emotionally, but because it makes them feel They feel they’re at the mercy of a biological process. is manageable. How you feel before your period has a lot to the choices you make. There are good PMS-coping strategies, to help relieve your symptoms, and there are bad ones. Learn strategies that can help ease your PMS experience and stop dreading the time before your period.